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Piburn, Marvin and Carolyn, 1953-1990

By Sarah Gould and Kara Jackman

Collection Overview

Title: Piburn, Marvin and Carolyn, 1953-1990

ID: 03/060

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection is arranged chronologically.

Date Acquired: 00/00/2000

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection contains letters sent by the Piburns to members of the Maine Annual Conference or churches in Baltimore or Wichita which distributed their newsletter. Letters cover primarily 1974-1983, concentrating on their work at Nyadiri Hospital in Zimbabwe during revolutionary times. A copy of the Piburn's memoir, written in the 1990s, is also part of this collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Authors/creators Carolyn and Marvin Piburn hold copyright to the letters and manuscript. User must contact the creators for permission to reprint,

Acquisition Source: Conference Council on Ministries, Maine Conference

Acquisition Method: Received in 2000 from the Conference Council on Ministries of the Maine Annual Conference.

Finding Aid Revision History: Originally organized by Steven Pentek, Archivist, in 2001. Moved to the Manuscripts, Personal Papers, and Memorabilia Record group by Kara Jackman in 2005. Refoldered and entered information into Archon in 2014 by work study student under the direction of Kara Jackman


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1: Marvin and Carolyn Piburn Letters CollectionAdd to your cart.
Maine Conference [D-99]
Folder 1: Piburn Correspondence, 2001-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Vietnam Slide Descriptions, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Mailing List, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Letters, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Letters, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Letters, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Letters, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Letters, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Letters, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Letters, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Letters, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Letters, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Letters, 1988-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Memoirs of a Missionary Surgeon and his AnesthetistAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Duplicates, 1982Add to your cart.